U.S. Defense Industry Relies Heavily on Pennsylvania Manufacturers

May 23, 2017

Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector plays a critical role in our nation’s defense. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Pennsylvania ranked 6th among all states in […]

IRC Program Credited with the Creation and Retention of 5,943 Jobs in 2016

April 18, 2017

An independent analysis performed by the Fors Marsh Group, an applied research firm based in Arlington, Virginia, credited the Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (IRC) Program with […]

Independent Study: MEP Program Yields Dynamic Return on Federal Investment

March 24, 2017

Washington D.C.) March 22, 2017 – The W.E. Upjohn Institute, a private, bipartisan independent research firm, recently issued a comprehensive report concluding that the Manufacturing Extension […]

Esoda to Discuss Prominence of Rural Manufacturing at National Conference

March 24, 2017

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center’s (NEPIRC) President and CEO, Eric Joseph Esoda, has been invited to lead a discussion regarding the importance of manufacturing to […]

Study: Manufacturing Key to Rural Pennsylvania Communities

February 28, 2017

A study released by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) establishes manufacturing as the driver industry behind Pennsylvania’s rural economy and the premier provider of […]